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Articles by Rich Osweiler

Tools for the Task: Pedal Looping Systems

September 24, 2018
An organized and streamlined pedalboard equals a focused and happy player.
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Tools for the Task: Looper Pedals

August 3, 2018
Ten options for your pedalboard that will have you repeating yourself in no time.
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Quick Hit: Crazy Tube Circuits Locomotive

August 2, 2018
A 12AY7-packed bass OD for clean, mean, and points in-between.
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SNAMM '18 - Yamaha AC4KII Solid Koa Cutaway Acoustic/Electric Demo

July 20, 2018
The Japanese company updates two favorite flattops with Hawaiian tonewoods and new electronics.
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SNAMM '18 - IK Multimedia iRig Stomp I/O Demo

July 19, 2018
Check out the power lurking inside the USB pedalboard controller that integrates a professional, high-resolution, MFi-certified audio interface with MIDI input/output.
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SNAMM '18 - Galloup Guitars G.9CE Demo

July 19, 2018
The Michigan-based luthier and guitar-building instructor introduces his first acoustic bass with an original bridge design.
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SNAMM '18 - Loog Guitars Paul Frank Edition & Mini Amp Demos

July 19, 2018
The brand collaborates with the cartoonist and fashion designer for a fresh-looking, mini 3-string and unveils an even smaller amp.
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Tools for the Task: P-90 Pickups

July 13, 2018
Who doesn’t love the crisp and clear sound (or raw raunch) from a P-90-packed guitar?
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SNAMM '18 - Devilcat Amps | CMG Guitars Gussie 317 & Missy Demos | Mark & Ashlee Demos

July 12, 2018
Amp and guitar builder Chris Mitchell uses his T-style and LP-style axes to rock through two growling heads loaded with spring reverb and 6L6s.
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Quick Hit: Elite Guitar Cling On Pickup

July 9, 2018
A magnet in a pickup is common, but this pickup’s magnet does something a bit different.
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SNAMM '18 - Yamaha Pacifica PAC612VIIFM Limited Edition Demo

July 6, 2018
The popular S-style gets a facelift with a flame-maple top and is outfitted with a Seymour Duncan-H-S-S setup.
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SNAMM '18 - Chellee Guitars Ponyboy V3 Overdrive Demo

July 6, 2018
See and hear the latest updates to the drive that inches closer to the mythical gold, 3-knob, centaur-clad stompbox.
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SNAMM '18 - Peavey Max 208 Demo

July 3, 2018
The popular bass combo series gets a facelift with sleeker preamps, recording-out options, and angled baffles for better onstage spread.
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SNAMM '18 - 3rd Power Kitchen Sink Demo

July 1, 2018
Find out how three distinct (and killer) amp voicings are packed into one box of rock.
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SNAMM '18 - Line 6 Shuriken Variax SR270 & Spider V 20 Demos

July 1, 2018
Check out updates dished out on the company's popular modeling instrument and practice combo.
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SNAMM '18 - Vox Mini Superbeetle & AC30S1 Demos

June 29, 2018
Check out the classic EL84 combo packaged in a fresh 1x12 format, and a miniaturized take on a classic setup rocking 'verb and trem.
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SNAMM '18 - MXR EVH 5150 Chorus & Dyna Comp Deluxe Demos

June 28, 2018
See how the guitar god's latest signature swoosh machine sounds and what's under the hood on the revamped squeeze box.
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SNAMM '18 - Grez Guitars Mendocino Baritone Demo

June 28, 2018
Guitarist R.J. Ronquillo jams on the extended-scale version of Grez's award-winning 6-string.
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Tools for the Task: Open-Gear Tuners

June 18, 2018
Ten open-gear tuner options to dress your acoustic for success, simply or ornately.
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Quick Hit: Fishman Loudbox Mini Charge

June 8, 2018
To misquote Timothy Leary: “Cut the cord, turn on, play wherever you want.”
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